Clippers hold off Magic 113-108 for third straight win

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Austin Rivers made seven 3-points and scored 25 points in his return from a concussion to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 113-108 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

Rivers hit the key shot when he buried a 3-pointer from the corner with 2 minutes left to give the Clippers a nine-point lead. The Magic made it interesting, but weren’t able to overcome the deficit.

Blake Griffin added 23 points, and DeAndre Jordan had 22 points and 12 rebounds. Jordan, who often struggles from the foul line, made 12 of 18 free throws.

The Magic attempted 17 fewer free throws than Los Angeles, converted just 10 of 20. The Clippers connected on 26 of 37.

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